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Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University, or TSU, is located in Houston, United States. It was originally founded as the Texas State University for Negroes, on March 3, 1947 by the Texas Legislature. Before becoming a state university, Texas Southern University was owned by the Houston Independent School District (HISD) and had been known as the Houston College for Negroes. The main campus sits on 150 acres of land. The university comprises of the following academic divisions:

  • Barbara Jordan Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs
  • College of Continuing Education
  • College of Education
  • College of Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences
  • College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • College of Science and Technology
  • Graduate School
  • Jesse H. Jones School of Business
  • Tavis Smiley School of Communication
  • Thurgood Marshall School of Law

TSU's official mascot is the Tiger, and the men's sports teams are known as the Tigers while the women's teams are called the Lady Tigers.

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Computer And Information Sciences, General
Computer Science
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Health Teacher Education
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Spanish Language And Literature
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
English Language And Literature, General
Rhetoric And Composition
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Toxicology
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Social Work
Public Administration And Social Service Professions, Other
Aviation/Airway Management And Operations
Visual And Performing Arts, General
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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